Published: 12:03, 04 June 2021
| Updated: 12:58, 04 June 2021
A man will appear in court after three people were left in hospital, one with a stab wound.
Police were called to a report of a disturbance involving two groups of people taking place at around 8.10pm on Wednesday (June 2) in Dover Road near the junction with Harbour Way.
Three people were injured - one consistent with a stab wound - and received hospital treatment.
Peter Young, 51, of Dover Road, Folkestone was charged today (Friday) with causing grievous bodily harm, a public order offence, possession of a kitchen knife in a public place, and possession of a weapon (piece of wood).
He remains in custody and is due to appear at Folkestone Magistrates’ Court today.
Four other men from Folkestone, aged 18, 19, 21, and 41, who were arrested in connection with the incident, have been released on bail while enquiries continue.
Investigating officers are still appealing for any witnesses, or anyone with personal CCTV in the area to come forward.
They would also like to hear from anyone who was travelling in the area between 8.10 and 8.15pm on Wednesday and has dashcam footage which could assist enquiries.
Witnesses should call Kent Police on 01843 222289 quoting 46/94657/21.